By now, everyone has undoubtedly heard the news that New York's 100-year-old law imposing strict rules for granting concealed-carry permits to gun owners has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. You can read the news in the New York Times, "Supreme Court Ruling Limits Local Ability to Restrict Guns Outside the Home," and the Times Union, "U.S. Supreme Court knocks down New York's 'concealed-carry' restrictions."
Discussing the turn of events on WAMC's Roundtable this morning, one of the female panel members spoke, with a sense of dismay, of other states where you could buy purses with special compartments for handguns. I was immediately reminded of the Women's Concealed Carry Fashion Show that took place at the Churchtown Firehouse back in 2016 and was documented by Lance Wheeler.
YouTube. Among the models in the show were Hudson's Council president at the time and someone who was then serving as a member of the Common Council.
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